Southwest Georgia Farm Credit announces 2022 Board of Directors Election Results

Published 1:49 pm Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit held its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on February 22 in Leesburg, Georgia. The Annual Meeting served as an opportunity for members to review the Association’s financial performance, and hear from candidates for each of the elected positions. Following the meeting, the Association conducted its Election of Directors and Nominating Committee members via mail-in ballot. Members of the agricultural cooperative elected William A. “Andy” Bell, III, and Roland E. “Eric” Cohen, to three-year terms.

Mr. Bell, from Climax, GA, farms approximately 2,500 acres of row crops, 150 acres of timber, and a 200-head brood cow beef herd. Mr. Cohen, who resides in Whigham, GA, is a crop consultant and licensed real estate agent. He also farms about 350 acres of pecans.

Members also elected the following individuals to serve one-year terms on the 2023 Nominating Committee: Jeffrey L. Barber, Thomas R. “Rusty” Davis, Roger Day, and Paul N. Maxwell. Nominating Committee member alternates include Reggie C. Bostick and Jerry L. Timmons.